The following are some of the area recreational events that are being:

Still Standing 5K
Still Standing 5K, a race designed to raise awareness of infant death, stillbirth and miscarriages, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Skyline High School in Front Royal.

Proceeds will be donated to the March of Dimes. A balloon release is planned at the closing ceremony. Information: Krystal Hall at 540-305-4514 or email

Hot Rod Cruisers
The Hot Rod Cruisers of Front Royal will be at Shenandoah Downs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock. Free admission.

Valley Runners
Shenandoah Valley Runners will sponsor Run for the Ribbon 5.9K race starting at 8 a.m. Sept. 22 at the Chet Hobert Park in Berryville.

The race is held in memory of Jim McClure, who died in 2005 from prostate cancer. All money raised from this event will be donated to Zero: the project to end Prostate Cancer. Information: Mark Cucuzzella at 304-876-1100 or 304-268-8813.

Truck show
The Tri-State Antique Truck Show will be held Sept. 22-24 at the Frederick County Fairgrounds, 155 Fairground Road, Clear Brook.

From dawn until dusk visitors can see antique trucks, fire trucks, farm tractors and military vehicles. Admission is $2 and free for children under 12. Information: 301-845-4709.

Zombie 5K
Clarke County Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Clarke County Education Foundation, will hold the Zombie 5K Chase and Fall Family Fun event from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Kiwanis shelter health station at Chet Hobert Park in Berryville.

Registration is $15 and $5 for students or $20 and $10 after Sept. 23. Prizes awarded.  Information, applications: 540-955-5149 or

Epilepsy walk
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will hold Stomp! Out Epilepsy Walk at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

The walk will raise funds for seizure response dogs and movement monitors.

Entertainment, refreshments and festivities afterwards. Information:

Alpine Loop Gran Fondo
A Virginia cycling tradition, the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo, will be held from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at 228 S. Liberty St., Harrisonburg.

Entry fees vary. Information: 540-246-7673 or

Polio benefit
The Rotary Club of Frederick County will host Ride to End Polio on Oct. 2 at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. with 30- and 50-mile rides starting at 9 a.m. and the family ride at 9:15 a.m.

The cost for individual riders is $35 before Sept. 26 or $40 after; $45 for tandems or $50 after Sept. 26 and $35 for families up to four members riding the six-mile route.

All funds will be matched 2 to 1 by the Gates Foundation. Registration, information: or

Baseball camp
Shenandoah University baseball coach Kevin Anderson is hosting a fall prospect camp for high school baseball players on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp is open to players in grades 9-12. For more information, contact Kevin Anderson at (540)931-2944 or visit


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